Wine country has been on my places to go for quite some time- save this list of highlights to experience when you travel Sonoma and Napa Valley! We decided to travel the Sonoma and Napa Valley region during our California coast road trip last summer. Both regions are located less than 60 miles northeast of […]

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10 Ways to Enjoy USA’s Wine Country Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley

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One hundred twenty miles southeast from the Twin Cities in Minnesota is the crown jewel of the great river bluffs region in Minnesota: Lanesboro! Lanesboro is a small town with a big reputation for it’s trail system, river activities (Root River) and gorgeous views of the rolling bluffs (especially stunning in the fall time!). My […]

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10 Favorite Things to Do in Lanesboro, MN

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We love visiting Lake Superior’s North Shore in MN anytime of year. Eight years ago,we took our first road trip along Highway 61 & we never looked back! Eight years later, we have made some of the most unforgettable memories here. My children have been raised along the North Shore- and I wouldn’t change a […]

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The Ultimate Itinerary for North Shore MN: Lodging, Hiking and Places to Eat

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What is one thing you enjoy doing no matter where you travel to? One of my favorite things about traveling is trying new food. I especially enjoy coffee shops with an array of coffee flights! Whether they’re hot, iced or seasonal drinks, save this list as your guide to coffee flights in Minneapolis MN and […]

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Your Guide to Coffee Flights in Minneapolis MN and Beyond

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The Black Hills, SD has become one of my favorite family road trips for many reasons: there are so many awesome towns near each other to explore (Keystone, Deadwood, Rapid City, Custer, Wall), gorgeous nature sights (the Badlands, Custer State Park, Wind Cave National Park) and it’s a cheaper family vacation. I want to share […]

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10 Reasons to Take a Black Hills SD Road Trip to Hot Springs

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Taken at the Great Smoky Mountains near Gatlinburg, TN. When I think of Tennessee and places to see, I think of Nashville, Memphis and the Great Smoky Mountains. While all those places are incredible and have something to offer, you are missing out if you do not visit Chattanooga TN! We stayed at the most […]

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10 Things to Do When You Visit Chattanooga TN

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In 2021, Smithsonian Magazine shared Ely, MN as one of the best small towns to visit in the United States. Since then, I have visited Ely twice and have never run out of things to do. When I want to reconnect with nature and slow things down, Ely is one of the places I escape […]

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10 Relaxing Things to Do in the Cozy Town of Ely, MN

Bear Head Lake State Park

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If you love the Pacific Northwest, this California Coast Road Trip Itinerary is for you! In 7 days, we explored iconic areas like Big Sur, Alcatraz and Yosemite, fancy wineries in Napa Valley and hidden gems like Bolinas and Stinson Beach. This California Coast road trip itinerary can be followed step by step or you […]

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California Coast Road Trip Itinerary

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Are you looking for sandy beaches, great food, lake adventures and a getaway somewhere wild? Then the Upper Peninsula of MI (Michigan) should be on your bucket list! We were blown away by the endless beaches (the water was cold, but besides that, it gave me Florida vibes!), historic downtown and gorgeous hikes. If you […]

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Road Trip Itinerary for Upper Peninsula MI

Grand Sable Dunes

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Are you looking for a little taste of Germany but not wanting to travel too far? Look no further than New Ulm, MN. Located 90 miles southwest of Minneapolis, New Ulm MN offers a little taste of Germany with it’s food, shops and gatherings like Oktoberfest. New Ulm is nestled along the beautiful Minnesota River […]

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Road Trip Adventure to New Ulm, MN

Taken in the gardens of Schell Brewery

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